Leap Scholar has pioneered the 'platform way' of end-to-end service for students pursuing international education and careers and has a thriving community of 1+ million students.

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Founded in 2019, Leap Scholar is South Asia’s largest overseas study abroad platform with products & services in overseas education. Leap Scholar has pioneered the ‘platform way’ of end-to-end services for students pursuing international education and careers and has a thriving community of 1M+ students. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California with offices in Bengaluru and Mumbai, India. Leap Scholar is on a mission to make global education accessible for Indian students across the spectrum. Leap Scholar has introduced live sessions with India’s best study abroad experts like Jaydeep Rege and Shikha Seth. The platform also offers access to IELTS coaching programmes and scholarships. With the integration of colleges, universities, scholarships, courses and programs on one platform, a student can find the most suited option with ease and make decisions based on merit, counselling and community advice. This brings down the chances of missing information and access. Being one of the fastest growing startups in overseas education, it has raised $75 MN in venture capital from marquee investors including Sequoia Capital India, Owl Ventures, Jungle Ventures and Harvard Management Company among others. The company is co-founded by IIT Kharagpur alumni, Vaibhav Singh and Arnav Kumar. Achievements & recognitions: * As per Tracxn, Leap Scholar is amongst the top startups to have received the most funding in the field of overseas education in 2021. * Featured in the top 100 Most promising Edtech startups list by HolonIQ in India and South Asia 2021 * LeapFinance was featured in StartupLanes Top 80 Fintech startups in India 2021 * Leap Finance is among the top 10 edtech startups in India to feature in GSV Edtech 150 See more

Legal Name

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Leap Finance Inc

Headquarters

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Business Model

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D2C 

Founding Date

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2019

No. of Employees

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251 to 500

Core Team

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1.

Vaibhav Singh

Co Founder

2.

Arnav Kumar

Co Founder

Funding

Total Funding

$75.0M

Investors

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1.

Harvard Management Company

2.

Owl Ventures

3.

Sequoia Capital India

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Detail Round Breakdown

Round 1
Round 2
Round 3

$5.5M

Series Name

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SERIES-A

Date

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Mar 2020

Investors

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1.

Sequoia Capital

2.

Bhupinder Singh

3.

Kunal shah